Understanding high-context culture is the place to start. Here's an easy read to get you started,click here.
Take a look also at this paper, Adjusting Teaching Style and Practice
to Accommodate the Needs of International Students, and at this teacher's account, http://www.theglimpse.com/article_74...h in China</i>, and from a business perspective Beware of Cross-Cultural Faux Pas in China.
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